27 November 2007


Writers do not have the same social skills that other people have, because we spend so much of our time alone and so we're very intolerant of people who are loud or pushy, who are deceitful and especially people who are deceitful in flattering us. I find that very painful. - GK

"The rules for marriage are the same as for a lifeboat. No sudden moves, don't crowd the other person, and keep all disastrous thoughts to yourself. ... Misery is the secret of happiness in marriage. Go make yourself miserable and then come home. " - GK

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